Piazzale Michelangelo, Florence

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Piazzale Michelangelo is decorated with bronze replicas of some of Michelangelo's best-known sculptures. This famous square offers panoramic city views. Designed by architect Giuseppe Poggi and built in 1869, this plaza stands on a hill just south of the historic town center. Poggi designed this public space as a terraced observation deck, which today houses a popular restaurant. The view encompasses the heart of Florence, numerous bridges crossing the river Arno, and the hills beyond the city's skyline. Arrange your visit to Piazzale Michelangelo and discover more family-friendly attractions in Florence using our Florence trip itinerary builder.
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  • Great place where you can see Florence from the above. If you go by foot there are stairs to climb but it is worth it.  more »
  • Grab your tripod and head up at sunset for amazing views of the city. Lots of great places to grab a drink, then have a seat and enjoy the show.  more »

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